The Product Management Interview Blog

How to Transition to Product Management as a Founder by BCG Digital Ventures PM

A lot of founders move to Product because it’s that collaborative cross-disciplinary skills you have to influence people to make decisions, gets input from stakeholders, and then if needed service that tiebreaker. This speaks a lot to the challenges of being a founder; it’s about listening and learning as much as you can about each domain to develop a better understanding, so you can prioritize while making everyone happy.  We talk to Muhammad Saigol, currently, a Senior Product Management

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A Day in the Life of a Product Manager by Former Nasdaq PM

Product Management is creating alignment between the customer’s needs and the organization’s products offering. Of course, there are a wide variety of activities that go into making it happen but ultimately that’s what we’re striving for. Product Gym: What is your definition of Product Management? Sandor Boldog: Product Management is creating alignment between the customer’s needs and the organization’s products offering. Of course, there

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How to Transition to Product Management as a Lawyer with Google PM

Product Gym: Do you enjoy being a Lawyer or a Product Manager more? Blake Reese: Product Manager! Of course, I loved learning the law and practicing it. As a lawyer, I could solve people’s problems to make their lives better. As a Product Manager, I get to solve problems to make people’s lives better by working with really smart engineers to actually build things. The building aspect is what being a lawyer lacked. Product Gym: I know you transitioned into Google and you were a Counsel for

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How to Land a Dream Job in Product Management, Part 3 (Why Product Gym?)

In Part 3 of this series “How to Land a Dream Job in Product Management”, we pit some of these so-called “Product” bootcamps against Product Gym and the science behind how Product Gym actually helps you land the job Other Bootcamps vs. Product Gym We put in 20 students, and we did six classes this year. And we put in a minimum of 20 students per cohort. And then the

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You’re Already Enough for Any Product Manager Job

Rich, founder of Product Gym, speaks with Dennis, a Product Gym student who is preparing for an on-site interview. Rich coaches him and tells him the mostimportant thing to focus on before the on-site. Product Gym: So you have an interview that you’re getting ready to go out there for. We want to make sure that you have everything that you possibly need to be successful.

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Why Cracking the PM Interview is the WORST Book to Read When Preparing for Product Manager Interviews

Many people default to reading the book “Cracking the PM Interview” when looking to transition into Product. However, this is the WORST possible book you could read when preparing for Product Manager Interviews. We’re going to tell you why. So, it’s not a good book to read for people that are trying to transition into Product Management. There are a

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Product Review with Founder for Mural

Rich, founder of Product Gym, speaks to Ajay Rajani who has been a founder and Product Manager for the last decade. Ajay’s current venture, Mural, helps Product Manager students showcase and translate their previous experiences for Product Manager interviews Product Gym: All right, this is Rich, founder of Product Gym, bringing you another podcast live from our office in New

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